Adeline Hamilton

Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Adeline

When Adeline Hamilton was born in March 1850, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Josiah Hamilton, was 40 and her mother, Lydia Parks, was 34. She married Elisha William Doby on 28 December 1873, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Uwharrie, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1880 and Troy Township, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Adeline Hamilton
Elisha William Doby
Marriage: 28 December 1873
John Franklin Doby
Flora "Lizzie" Elizabeth Doby
Alfred F Doby
Creadie Lou Doby
Tina Doby

Spouse & Children

  • Female1850–Female

  • Elisha William Doby


28 December 1873
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


  • Male1877–1963Male

  • Flora "Lizzie" Elizabeth Doby


  • Alfred F Doby


  • Creadie Lou Doby


  • Tina Doby


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 3

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 31

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Adaline Hamelton in household of Joseph Hamelton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adaline Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ataline Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"

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